Public Comment Period Extended on Flood Regulation

The City of Houston is seeking public input on proposed changes to building code ordinances relating to flooding

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Let Creativity Happen!

Express grants are designed to encourage artists and creative individuals to take creative risks that may not qualify for more traditional funding opportunities.

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Let Creativity Happen

Houston Needs You

Few in Houston were left unaffected by Hurricane Harvey. There are still many people who need help rebuilding their homes and their lives – please sign up to lend a hand.

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Feb. 23, 2018Office of City Council Member Ellen Cohen

This Week at City Hall

This Week: This Week at City Hall: Primary Early Voting Underway; Public Comment Period Extended for Proposed Flood Regulation Changes; District C CIP Meeting: Save the Date! Continue Reading »

Feb. 23, 2018Houston Chronicle

Houston launches Harvey volunteer program aimed at reducing FEMA obligations

Mayor Sylvester Turner announced a Hurricane Harvey relief initiative Friday aimed at recruiting and coordinating volunteers whose donated hours potentially could be counted toward the local match Houston must pay to receive federal disaster grants. Continue Reading »

Feb. 20, 2018City of Houston

George Buenik Named Director of Office of Public Safety and Homeland Security

Mayor Sylvester Turner announced today his selection of George T. Buenik, a retired Houston Police Department Executive Assistant Chief and chairman of the 2017 Houston Super Bowl Public Safety Committee, to serve as the director of the Mayor’s Office of Public Safety and Homeland Security. Continue Reading »

Feb. 20, 2018City of Houston

Mayor hails honors for city’s Dr. David Persse, J.J. Watt & premier medical researchers

Mayor Sylvester Turner congratulates the City’s emergency medical services director, Dr. David Persse, along with Houston Texans star J.J. Watt, Nobel Laureate Dr. Robert Lefkowitz, and ophthalmology professor Dr. Alice McPherson on their selection to receive honorary degrees from Baylor College of Medicine at commencement ceremonies May 29.  Continue Reading »